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Windows 7: please explain file associations

06 Mar 2016   #1
LeeRex

Win 7 home 64 bit
 
 
please explain file associations

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When I double click some files they will not open and produce the attached message. But if I right click and select "open" they will. Just an inconvenience, but am curious. I've gone to Default Programs but am lost.




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06 Mar 2016   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello LeeRex, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It looks like something messed up your default association for folders.

If you like, download and merge the .reg files for the listed Directory and Folder items in the tutorial below to restore their default associations, and see if it may help.

Default File Type Associations - Restore
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